Russia backs off on Internet usage proposal; EyeTease Ltd. will offer WiFi service in London taxi cabs

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> Russia abandoned a proposal at WCIT-12 to enable governments to regulate Internet usage. Article

> Fujitsu TEN opened a new R&D facility in Silicon Valley as part of a broader effort to develop telematics solutions with a focus on in-car devices and services. Release 

> IP Access International deploys iDirect Series' 15100 Universal Satellite hubs to launch its Isis dual-satellite network. Release

> EyeTease Limited will offer WiFi service in London taxi cabs starting in January 2013. Article

> Lyfe Communications signed a contract to provide services to the Archstone Memorial Heights apartment complex in Houston. Release

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> Solekai Systems will license Comcast's Reference Development Kit (RDK) for creating IP and Tru2way set-top boxes and media gateways to support the cable MSO's cloud-based Xfinity X1 service. Article

> Michael Powell, NCTA's chief, spoke out against the rising costs of sports programming rights. Article

IPTV News
> Pace says it is one of the suitors that would like to purchase Google's Motorola Home Business unit. Article

> Otto Berkes, the co-founder of Microsoft's original Xbox gaming platform, will become HBO's new CTO in March 2013. Article

And finally … Ghostshell, a hacker group, said on Monday that it has published 1.6 million hacked users' usernames and passwords on the Internet to protest the UN's efforts to regulate the Internet. Article

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